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Attack of the ZomBots! by Bolts, Russ, author. Attack of the ZomBots!

Joe and Rob think they are ready for the Scare Dare Contest, but when they accidently read aloud a magic spell that calls the ZomBots, the two best friends must face off against a really creepy crowd.

May 25, 2021
Carnival chaos by Penney, Shannon, author. Carnival chaos

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Jun 7, 2021
Christmas in Camelot by Osborne, Mary Pope Christmas in Camelot

May 21, 2021
Christmas in Camelot by Osborne, Mary Pope, author. Christmas in Camelot

On Christmas Eve, Jack and Annie's tree house transports them to King Arthur's castle at Camelot, where they undertake a quest to the castle of the Otherworld.

May 21, 2021
Circus time! by Do, Anh, author. Circus time!

Hotdog and Kev visit the circus to see their friend Lizzie as the clown.

May 25, 2021
Eva at the beach by Elliott, Rebecca, author, illustrator. Eva at the beach

Eva is very excited about a beach vacation with her family and best friend Lucy, but her secret fear of swimming where there might be hungry sharks could keep her from finding the legendary mermowls.

May 20, 2021
Follow your art by Granted, Trish, author. Follow your art

"When a classmate makes a wish to bring art to life...Willow grants the wish and suddenly, the school art fair is filled with talking sculptures, living dioramas--and one very sneaky pipe cleaner stick figure! Can Jeanie and Willow rein in the renegade art before the entire school learns Willow is a genie?"--

May 25, 2021
Freya and Honey by Sykes, Julie, author. Freya and Honey

While Freya works on the perfect birthday present for her unicorn, Honey, hoping it will help them bond, and helps prepare for a party someone is trying to ruin, Honey is feeling neglected.

May 25, 2021
Game time! by Do, Anh, author. Game time!

"Hotdog, Lizzie, and Kev are training for GAME DAY! They want to win the big prize--an awesome trip to Rainbow Island! That's where Kev's mom lives! They'll need skill, speed, and strength. Do they have what it takes to win?"--

May 25, 2021
Geeger the robot - lost and found by Lerner, Jarrett, author. Geeger the robot - lost and found

Geeger the Robot gets along great with the class pet, Fudge the Hamster, and they both spend a lot of their time eating their favorite, mushy bananas, until Fudge goes missing and some of the kids in Ms. Bork's class think Geeger might have eaten him!

May 20, 2021
Geeger the robot goes to school! by Lerner, Jarrett, author. Geeger the robot goes to school!

"Geeger the Robot is going to school. But not robot school...a school with kids, the human kind! Geeger isn't used to human ways, and his zany misunderstandings and overly literal responses to instructions lead to quite a few mishaps. He's starting to wonder if he can even make it until snack time! Will a bot made of wires, nuts, and bolts fit in with a classroom of kids?"--

May 25, 2021
Heat by Stone, Nic, author. Heat

"Shuri thinks sneaking out of the palace with K'Marah will be the most difficult part of her mission, but when they leave Wakanda, the girls discover that not everyone feels the same way about Wakanda"--

May 25, 2021
Henry Heckelbeck and the race car derby by Coven, Wanda, author. Henry Heckelbeck and the race car derby

"Henry and his friends are going to race in a race car derby! The only problem is each racer has to build their own car. Can Henry magic together the perfect ride? Or will he crash and burn? With easy-to-read language and illustrations on almost every page, the Henry Heckelbeck chapter books are perfect for beginning readers"--

May 20, 2021
Hotdog! by Do, Anh, author. Hotdog!

Hotdog and his friends embark on an adventure to help a baby bird find his missing mom.

May 25, 2021
In Aunt Lucy's kitchen by Rylant, Cynthia. In Aunt Lucy's kitchen

While staying with their aunt for a year, three nine-year-old cousins keep busy baking and selling cookies, putting on a poetry and singing performance, and trying to encourage a romance between their aunt and one of their former customers.

Jun 7, 2021
Journey to the moon by Hapka, Cathy, author. Journey to the moon

When Astronaut Girl, her neighbor Wallace, and the Astro crew get lost on their new lunar adventure, they must all work together to find their way back home.

May 20, 2021
Julian, secret agent by Cameron, Ann, 1943- Julian, secret agent

When Julian, his little brother Huey, and their friend Gloria decide to be "crime busters," they find themselves in one adventure after another.

May 25, 2021
Kitten campout by Bardhan-Quallen, Sudipta, author. Kitten campout

The purrmaids are going on their very first school sleepover, but Angel feels left out when she is paired with Cascade, a member of the Catfish Club.

May 20, 2021
Kitten campout by Bardhan-Quallen, Sudipta, author. Kitten campout

The purrmaids are going on their very first school sleepover, but Angel feels left out when she is paired with Cascade, a member of the Catfish Club.

May 25, 2021
Matilda and Pearl by Sykes, Julie, author. Matilda and Pearl

During a camping trip, fun-loving but disorganized Matilda fears letting down her friends but her unicorn, Pearl, finds her magic in time to protect them all from a malicious, cloaked figure.

May 25, 2021
Mctavish Takes the Cake by Rosoff, Meg/ Easton, Grace (ILT) Mctavish Takes the Cake

May 25, 2021
Mia Mayhem and the super switcheroo by West, Kara, author. Mia Mayhem and the super switcheroo

After a weird storm, Mia's superpowers are transferred to her best friend, Eddie, and she gets to train him to use them at her secret school.

May 20, 2021
Mission to Mars by Hapka, Cathy, author. Mission to Mars

Nicknamed Astronaut Girl because she loves studying outer space, eight-year-old scientist Val learns to appreciate the contributions of others when a new time travel adventure takes her science project group to Mars, where they must work together to escape a giant sandstorm.

May 20, 2021
Mr. Summerling​'s secret code by Butler, Dori Hillestad, author. Mr. Summerling​'s secret code

When Mr. Summerling dies, he leaves a treasure for Marly and her two classmates, Isla and Sai​, but they have to solve a series of riddles, puzzles, and clues to find its location.

May 20, 2021
Ms. Jo-Jo is a yo-yo! by Gutman, Dan, author. Ms. Jo-Jo is a yo-yo!

Nervously preparing for the upcoming Fundamental Arithmetic Reading Test, a stressed-out A.J. and his friends skeptically participate in relaxation classes with a wellness expert who counsels students using weird yoga exercises and crystal salt lamps.

May 20, 2021
Not-so-happy camper by Granted, Trish, author. Not-so-happy camper

Jeanie and Willow pinkie-promise not to make or grant any wishes when they go camping together, but when Willow meets Jeanie's camping friends, the genie-in-training wishes the bossy twins would just go away.

May 20, 2021
Party time! by Do, Anh, author. Party time!

Hotdog and Lizzie throw Kev a surprise birthday party, but a rude rooster and a cranky donkey threaten to ruin the day.

May 25, 2021
Princess by Stone, Nic Princess

May 25, 2021
Pug's got talent by May, Kyla, author, illustrator. Pug's got talent

Bella, Baron von Bubbles's human, is putting on a pet talent show for the summer block party, and Bub would really like to show off his skateboarding stunts, but when the dress rehearsal goes wrong he must rely on his archenemy, Duchess the cat, to make sure the talent show is a success.

May 20, 2021
Quiet please! by Jacobson, Jennifer, 1958- author. Quiet please!

"Tiny house living leads to big drama as Twig tries to clock reading hours to bring her class a victory in this third installment of the Twig and Turtle series. Perfect for fans of Ivy and Bean and Judy Moody. The tiny house is too loud! Twig's participating in her school's read-a-thon, but it's hard to concentrate with Dad watching TV, and Turtle trying to blow gum bubbles or showing off the tiny house to curious passers-by. And when Twig's classmate Matteo starts logging more reading time than

May 20, 2021
Relax to the max by Granted, Trish, author. Relax to the max

Jeanie wishes she could relax like her schoolmate Max, but when her friend Willow overhears her, Jeanie then starts showing up to school in her pajamas, passing notes in class, and forgetting all about her studies, much to the astonishment of everyone around her.

May 25, 2021
Sapphire's special power by Sunshine, Daisy, author. Sapphire's special power

As magical power develops in the last of her friends, Sapphire fears she will never get hers but maybe she already unlocked her special magical gift, and just has to find it.

May 20, 2021
Season of the Sandstorms by Osborne, Mary Pope Season of the Sandstorms

May 21, 2021
Season of the sandstorms by Osborne, Mary Pope. Season of the sandstorms

Guided by a magic rhyme, Jack and Annie travel to ancient Baghdad on a mission to help the Caliph disseminate wisdom to the world.

May 25, 2021
Shamrock's seaside sleepover by Sunshine, Daisy, author. Shamrock's seaside sleepover

During Unicorn University's Fall Break, the four unicorn friends have a sleepover at Sapphire's barn by the sea, but one of Uncle Sea Star's ghost stories seems to be coming true.

May 20, 2021
Silver and Gold by Hapka, Cathy/ Vandenberg, Ellen/ Reid, Gillian (ILT) Silver and Gold

May 20, 2021
Sprite's secret by West, Tracey, 1965- author. Sprite's secret

Fourteen fairies have escaped into our world, all different, and all capable of causing great harm--and it is up to an eight-year-old girl named Violet and a Pixie Tricker, a fairy called Sprite-of-the-Green-Petals-from-the-Whispering-Woods, to trick themand send them back to their own world.

May 25, 2021
Star power by Hapka, Cathy, author. Star power

Val and Wallace venture to the sun in Val's solar probe, and when the probe breaks down, the duo hope to fix it quickly enough to get back to Earth in time for Wallace's family barbecue.

May 20, 2021
Starla Jean - which came first- the chicken or the friendship? by Arnold, Elana K., author. Starla Jean - which came first- the chicken or the friendship?

Starla decides she must have the chicken wandering around, and when her dad tells her if she catches it, she can indeed keep it, she puts all of her self-confidence and cunning to work.

Jun 4, 2021
Summer Island by Butler, Dori Hillestad, author. Summer Island

Mr. Summerling has left Marly, Sai, and Isla a set of brand-new clues to follow, including tickets to the mysterious Summer Island, where they hope to finally discover what lies at the end of the treasure hunt.

May 20, 2021
Thanksgiving thief by Keene, Carolyn. Thanksgiving thief

As Thanksgiving food around town starts to disappear, the Clue Crew realizes that someone is trying to destroy the holiday! Read along to see if the Clue Crew can catch these birdbrained bandits, or if Thanksgiving dinner turns into a recipe for disaster.

Jun 7, 2021
The Cuddly Seal by Harrison, Paula/ Mueller, Olivia Chin (ILT) The Cuddly Seal

May 25, 2021
The Fenway foul-up by Kelly, David A. (David Andrew), 1964- The Fenway foul-up

Cousins Mike and Kate are at Boston's Fenway Park when the Red Sox's star hitter discovers that his lucky baseball bat has been stolen.

May 25, 2021
The first wish by Granted, Trish, author. The first wish

After Willow Davis joins the second grade at Rivertown Elementary, she becomes friends with Jeanie Bell, but Willow has a secret which proceeds to turn Jeanie's life upside down.

May 25, 2021
The hidden room by Butler, Dori Hillestad, author. The hidden room

"Marly, Sai, and Isla are back on the hunt. After finding Mr. Summerling's hidden treehouse, they've discovered a new set of clues for them to follow, leading them straight to the heart of their mysterious neighbor's life: his house. The same house Marlyhas been living next to all of these years, which, they discover, is filled with hidden rooms and staircases. With just a few scraps of papers as clues, and Mr. Summerling's angry son on their tails, can the Treasure Troop find the answers they'r

May 20, 2021
The Philly fake by Kelly, David A. (David Andrew), 1964- The Philly fake

Cousins Mike and Kate must help the Philadelphia Phillies' mascot, the Phillie Phanatic, clear his name after the team's bats begin to suspiciously break during games.

May 25, 2021
The Secret Explorers and the Missing Scientist by King, S. J. The Secret Explorers and the Missing Scientist

Jun 15, 2021
The Secret Explorers and the Rainforest Rangers by King, S. J. The Secret Explorers and the Rainforest Rangers

Jun 15, 2021
The secret explorers and the smoking volcano by King, SJ, author. The secret explorers and the smoking volcano

The secret explorers must use all their skills and knowledge to rescue their new friends from an erupting volcano.

Jun 15, 2021
The stories Julian tells by Cameron, Ann, 1943- The stories Julian tells

Relates episodes in seven-year-old Julian's life which include getting into trouble with his younger brother Huey, planting a garden, what he did to try to grow taller, losing a tooth, and finding a new friend.

May 25, 2021
The talent show by Colton, Nicola, 1983- author, illustrator. The talent show

Encouraging reluctant partner Jasper to join his magic act when the entire community signs up to participate in a local talent show, Scruff begins to suspect that one of the performing acts, the Sophisticats, may be up to no good.

Jun 4, 2021
The triple play twins by Kelly, David A. (David Andrew), 1964- author. The triple play twins

"Cousins Mike and Kate investigate after Marco and Pedro, the twin batters from the Minnesota Twins, are subjected to a water-balloon attack"--

May 20, 2021
The vampire ate my homework by Miedoso, Andres, author. The vampire ate my homework

"Kersville Elementary School has a problem: there's a very hungry vampire on the loose! But this creature doesn't thirst for blood. Instead, he's been eating the students' homework! Can Desmond Cole stop the monster from turning everyone's work into food for thought?"--

Jun 7, 2021
The vampire ate my homework by Miedoso, Andres, author. The vampire ate my homework

"Kersville Elementary School has a problem: there's a very hungry vampire on the loose! But this creature doesn't thirst for blood. Instead, he's been eating the students' homework! Can Desmond Cole stop the monster from turning everyone's work into food for thought?"--

Jun 7, 2021
The Wizard of Bots by Bolts, Russ, author. The Wizard of Bots

Scrambling to prevent the school play from completely falling apart, goofy robots Joe and Rob embark on a journey to see the wonderful Wizard of Bots for a helping hand.

Jun 7, 2021
Time to shine by Young, Jessica (Jessica E.), author. Time to shine

Winter has come to the Fairy Forest, and best friends Ruby, Iris, and Pip are eager to sample all the winter activities available like making snow fairies, sledding, and brewing snowflake tea--and building a simple greenhouse so Pip can start his garden despite the snow.

May 25, 2021
Twilight, say cheese! by Sunshine, Daisy, author. Twilight, say cheese!

A shy unicorn who magically becomes invisible when nervous tries to navigate her first day at boarding school.

May 20, 2021
Violet and Twinkle by Sykes, Julie, author. Violet and Twinkle

Violet, Twinkle, and their friends embark on an adventure across a frozen lagoon, but this fun outing takes a sinister turn, impelling Twinkle to discover his magic so he can lead them to a daring rescue.

May 20, 2021
Wakanda forever by Stone, Nic, author. Wakanda forever

"Shuri and K'Marah rush back to Wakanda in order to attend Challenge Day, but a mysterious enemy blocks them from the palace and threatens to destroy the dwindling heart-shaped herbs"--

May 25, 2021
Welcome to Wagmire by Mews, Melody, author. Welcome to Wagmire

Itty Bitty Princess Kitty visits Wagmire, where Prince Pip lives. While exploring the top secret tree house, their ladder falls to the ground and Itty must get the friends safely home.

Jun 7, 2021
White wolf by Stone, Nic, author. White wolf

"Storm accompanies Shuri and K'Marah to their next destination to meet White Wolf, but their trip uncovers a cosmic solution to the dying plants, a strange sickness, and a threat to Wakanda"--

May 25, 2021
Winter of the Ice Wizard by Osborne, Mary Pope Winter of the Ice Wizard

May 21, 2021
Winter of the Ice Wizard by Osborne, Mary Pope. Winter of the Ice Wizard

Jack and Annie are joined by Teddy and Kathleen as they travel to the snowy Land-Behind-the-Clouds, where they search for the eye of the Ice Wizard and attempt to help Merlin and Morgan.

May 21, 2021